Logan & Albert Conservation Association

How our community gardening is growing in Logan

Last Updated on Monday, 12 March 2012 14:20

compostHow our community gardening is growing in Logan and Scenic Rim

Gardening is an activity enjoyed by many residents in Logan City. There are many formal and informal groups that meet across all areas of Logan. Many grow flowers for their beauty, some grow food for the family table, many of us grow habitat plants for our local wildlife. What we all usually have in common is a willingness to share our surplus and share our knowledge of gardening.

Most of us are aware of the value of good soil and want to improve the productivity of our gardens - for food or flowers. Collectively we can achieve more at our local level. How much can we compost and create organic fertilizer or mulch from material others discard? Can we prevent it from going to landfill where it becomes a problem instead of the asset it can be.

I have always been an avid reader of gardening information - both the printed form and now online and for years have been reading great inspiring stories about people joining together to create community gardens in their local area.

This is now a movement supported by the Queensland Conservation Association of which LACA Logan and Albert Conservation Association is a member. The QCC directory is useful place to start.

However if you are in Logan you might consider our newly emerging group Logan Community Agriculture and Nutrition Logan_CAN. We have a google Group email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Our Description: People interested in opportunities provided by community gardening - social inclusion,sharing and learning, healthy food for healthy people, reducing waste, living harmoniously with nature and people with values of environmental sustainability, localisation, cultural diversity and influencing policies.

Please email me This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to join our group - online or attending meetings or both. We have lots to do and will share with you if you are interested. We can obtain feed seeds and produce locally - using locally sourced materials that others have discarded. We have begun talking with council - and are hopeful they will grow with us..

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